Travel Trade Events

This page is dedicated to the B2B events the Travel Trade team are attending and/or organising.

We are sharing the agenda below to give you the opportunity to meet the team and connect with Scottish tourism businesses through these events. Joining us at an event, exhibition or business development mission is a perfect occasion to source practical information and take inspiration for your next programmes.

There are a variety of events to choose from which we will update regularly.

If you have any queries, please contact

Name Event Dates City/Location Market VisitScotland Attendance Description Registration
UKinbound Annual Convention 20-21 September 2023 Live (Belfast, Northern Ireland) Global yes Two days of networking event, seminars and workshops as well as 1:1 meetings with over 200 travel trade professionals from all around the UK and all across the industry. via Ukinbound: follow the unique registration link in your email invitation, or contact
VisitBritain Spain Roadshow 16-19 October 2023 Live (A Coruña, Madrid, Bilbao and Barcelona, Spain) Spain tbc An opportunity to meet with Spanish travel trade as part of a networking and workshop style event. via VisitBritain, registration closed.
IFTM Top Resa 3-5 October 2023 Live (Paris, France) France yes (visitor only) A three-day trade show for travel professionals to network with the French travel trade. via IFTM, registration open
TTG Travel Experience 11-13 October 2023 Live (Rimini, Italy) Italy Yes Italy’s key B2B show for the promotion of global tourism in the country. via TTG, open for stand enquiries
IGTM 16-19 October 2023 Live (Lisbon, Portugal) Global yes A community for golf travel professionals who are looking for a highly focused and cost-effective way to grow their business through pre-scheduled meetings. via IGTM, registration open
GEM (ETOA) 2-3 November 2023 Live (London, England) Global yes Global tour operators and travel buyers meet the best European product in this contracting event. via ETOA, registration open
World Travel Market 6-8 November 2023 Live (London, England) Global yes An opportunity for the global travel trade industry to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business. Businesses attending will efficiently, effectively and productively gain an immediate competitive advantage for their business and stay abreast with the latest developments in the travel industry. via UK Inbound (members), registration open
via VisitScotland (non-members), notes of interest welcome
Destination Britain India 19-21 November 2023 Live (Delhi, India) India no VisitBritain’s showcase event in India giving UK international trade ready businesses the chance to meet buyers from India as well as attend seminars and workshops. via VisitBritain, registration closed 20 June 2023)
Destination Britain China  22-24 November 2023 Live (Shanghai, China) China yes VisitBritain’s showcase event in China giving UK international trade ready businesses the chance to meet buyers from China as well as attend seminars and workshops. via VisitBritain, registration closed 20 June 2023)
VisitScotland Business Development Mission 28 November 2023 Live (London, England) North America yes An opportunity to meet with agents and DMCs contracting for the North American market as part of a networking and workshop style event. via VisitScotland, notes of interest welcome to
USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace 2-6 December 2023 Live (Los Angeles, USA) North America yes For those actively working in the US market with established relationships with US tour operators.  Attended by high level executives and offering a range of networking opportunities.  Only a small number of appointments are able to be secured in advance. via USTOA website, member login
Travelmatch 11 January 2024 Live (Oslo, Norway) Norway tbc A full day B2B workshop where suppliers have the opportunity to meet with buyers and distributors in the Norwegian market. via Travelmatch, registration to open in August 2023
Vakantiebeurs 10-14 January 2024 Live (Utrecht, Netherlands) Netherlands tbc Vakantiebeurs is the leading consumer and trade show for outbound travel from the Netherlands. via Vakantiebeurs, open for stand enquiries
Fitur 24-28 January 2024 Live (Madrid, Spain) Spain tbc Fitur is the global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound markets in Latin America. via IFEMA
VisitBritain Showcase Britain 25 January 2024 Live (London, England) Global tbc VisitBritain’s showcase of British tourism products by way of short presentation to global tour operators, agents and DMCs. via VisitBritain, likely only open to DMOs attending BIM, registration information to follow
notes of interest welcome via VisitScotland
BIM Britain & Ireland Marketplace 26 January 2024 Live (London, England) Global yes B2B workshop with a full agenda of pre-scheduled appointments. via ETOA, registrations open
Scottish Golf Tourism Week 19-21 March 2024 Live (Kingsmills Hotel & Spa, Inverness, Scotland) Global yes A unique platform for businesses in Scotland to engage with international inbound golf tour operators through face-to-face appointments, familiarisation trips and nightly networking sessions. via SGTW, open for stand enquiries
VisitBritain Nordics Roadshow 7-8 Feb 2024 Live (Sweden, Stockholm) Nordics tbc An opportunity to meet with Nordic travel trade as part of a networking and workshop style event. via VisitBritain (closes 4 Sept 2023)
ITB Berlin 5-7 March 2024 Live (Berlin, Germany) Germany yes The world’s largest travel trade show offers opportunities for meetings with German and international travel trade. Ideal for businesses already established or wanting to expand their offering in the German market. via VisitBritain, not yet open
VisitScotland Connect 2024 17-18 April 2024 Live (P&J Live, Aberdeen, Scotland) Global yes An opportunity to meet with tour operators, travel advisors and DMCs from global markets, looking to contract for 2025 and 2026, with some FIT conversion still possible for 2024. Registrations now open